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January 17, 2023 - 10:41am --


The Wayne County Ag Outlook meeting will be held on Friday, February 3rd, from 8-noon at the Buckeye Ag Museum – 877 W Old Lincoln Way, Wooster, OH 44691. This meeting is an opportunity to hear from our OSU experts as they look ahead to issues, prices, and policies in 2023. Our line up includes Aaron Wilson, who will talk about Ohio’s climate challenges as they relate to agriculture, Peggy Hall will give an ag law Update, Shoshana Inwood will share a local outlook on land use and farmland preservation and Jason Hartschuh will present on diary markets and product consumption updates. Please call the Wayne County Extension Office to register at 330-264-8722 or register online at Cost is $10 at the door; a light breakfast will be provided.


On February 6th, OSU Extension will hold a Beef Cattle Feeding School in Wooster, at the OARDC Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. The program will be from 6-8:30 P.M. and the cost is $20 per person, with dinner being provided. This year’s Cattle Feeding School will focus on adding value to the cattle feeding enterprise. Dr. Jerad Jaborek, Michigan State Beef Feedlot Specialist will discuss Marketing and Feeding Considerations for Dairy Beef and Beef x Dairy Cross Cattle. Can we add value to beef manure? Eric Richer, Farm Management Field Specialist will be covering Compost and Fertilizer Potential for Pen Pack Beef Manure. The third speaker of the evening will be Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist will talk Beef Market Outlook for 2023. To register, please contact the Wayne County Extension Office at 330-264-8722.

Frank Becker is the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator with Ohio State University Extension – Wayne County, and a Certified Crop Adviser, and may be reached at 330-264-8722 or

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